Just one week after Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 are released, there is tons of information about it and you can easily lose the track of where it all started. I have tried to summarize some important links I found that target VS/TFS 2008 and .NET 3.5 release.

So here they are… Enjoy!

VS/VSTS/TFS 2008 are Shipping! – by Brian Harry

Brian explains what is like to ship a product of such a magnitude and tells briefly about the features he likes the most.

Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 shipped! – by Somasegar

The obligatory Soma’s post links to a cool Channel 9 video about TFS 2008.

Visual Studio Team System 2008 ships! – by Jeff Beehler

Jeff puts an extremely helpful list of all the important features that are coming in Team System 2008. Every list item links to the original blog post from the development team. Great work, Jeff!

Visual Studio 2008 and .NET 3.5 Released – by ScottGu

Of course Scott is also in this list. He blogs about the features that are coming in Visual Studio as a standalone product more oriented to the new web development features. Very useful indeed!

Upgrade: VS 2005 to Orcas – by Sudhir Hasbe

If you want to upgrade your old TFS 2005 installation, make sure you do it right in the first place and take the advices in Sudhir Hasbe’s blog.

Team Foundation Server (TFS) – Ports … where is what?– by Willy-Peter Schaub

The list puts all the ports that you need to get TFS running, on one simple page.

2008 Installation Questions – by Brian Harry

General licensing questions from Brian.

TFS Licensing Change for TFS 2008

This blog post outlines one of the most significant changes in licensing for VS2008. The change is that there is no longer need of CAL when you access work items that you created by yourself. Now your customers can use the WebAccess tool to enter bug reports directly in TFS 2008 without violating the MS Eula.